Rahul Gandhi tried to humiliate India’s democracy, politics, parliamentary system from abroad: BJP
Rahul Gandhi accused Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad of “insulting” India’s democracy, parliament and political system in his comments from London on Tuesday.
Speaking to reporters from the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters in New Delhi, Prasad said, “Mr. BJP wishes to inform with great pain that Rahul Gandhi has tried. Her strategic defense from a foreign country.
He termed Gandhi’s comments as “absolutely shameful” and said: “It is absolutely shameful that Rahul Gandhi from abroad tried to hurt the consensus of India on the topic that no foreign country should interfere in India’s internal affairs.”
The Congress leader, in his speech at Cambridge University in London, criticized the BJP for stifling protests, attacking minorities and undermining India’s democratic principles.
“Indian democracy is under pressure, under attack. I am the Leader of the Opposition in India and we are going to that place. What is happening is that the institutional framework necessary for democracy – parliament, free press, judiciary – the idea of mobilisation, the idea of movement … all this is being restricted. So, we are facing an attack on the basic structure of Indian democracy,” Rahul Gandhi said during his speech.